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Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
deficits, those costs are going up. >> many large jurisdictions offer no such benefit to top officials, but despite a declining population and ever- growing budget pressure, the city not only keeps executive protection in place. it allows it to grow. >> good morning. >> baltimore mayor stephanie rawlings-blake has quite the on to rosh. she arrives in a city suv. -- has quite the entourage. she is protected by city police officers whose sole duty is to provide executive protection. it all comes at a cost. for the last year, over time alone was $103,750. substantially higher than the cost for fiscal year 2011. one big reason? the unit got bigger. it grew from three officers to seven officers. the mayor's security troubles with her out of time. that added another $7,700 the last fiscal year. take that plus the overtime costs and the minimum salaries -- the overall cost is enough to cover the starting salaries of 10 police officers. executive protection is also provided to the police commissioner, even though the commissioner carries a drug. two officers made $36,000 in overtime last year and a
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
and it continues to say the $5 trillion tax cut romney's proposing would add to the deficit and romney insists it is absolutely not true. >> if he says it's not true, then it's not true. okay. >> reporter: in battleground ohio, president obama insists mitt romney's tax cuts will add $5 trillion to the tax cuts. >> if it's true it's not going to add to the deficit, that leaves only one option. that's asking middle class families to foot the bill. >> the president's charge of a $5 trillion tax cut is obviously inaccurate and wrong. >> reporter: romney also in ohio mocked the obama campaign's latest add to cut funding for pbs. >> big bird. big bird. he's focused on saving big bird. it's kind of a strange thing in my view because i'm focused on helping the american people get good jobs. >> reporter: sesame street asked the president to pull the big bird ad. >> twice in the six month lead up you had bombings at our compound there in benghazi and it's 9/11 in libya. what other warnings do you need? >> reporter: warnings for president obama romney's closing the gap. the latest poll, re
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
where the monthly total is approaching 0.8 of an inch. rainfall deficit for the month and year as well. at the airport, a degrees short of the average. we spent a few days i and this weather pattern. 28 was the low. the first officially observe to snowflakes fell. that is the earliest we have had snow. our snow season is officially underway. there was some snow in the mountains of western virginia. the drizzle and moisture trying to move off the mid-atlantic. a lot of low level of moisture, resulting in low clouds and fog. 50's in most areas. 61 at the naval academy. 62 in downtown baltimore. it will not be as chilly but it will be cloudy and the winds are nearly calm. the sunset at 6:30 p.m. the next front shows up well on our satellite reiter composite. a band of showers approaching chicago. snow mixed in with clear. the energy will stay to the north and the front will fizzle out here. southwest winds will scour out the morning clouds and were mess up. expecting 70 degrees in many areas tomorrow. the showers around metro new york tomorrow. it -- most of the sprinkles are north o
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
deficits, those costs continue to go up. jane bode miller has more on what she has uncovered. -- jayne miller has more on what she has uncovered. >> former mayor stephanie rawlings lake has quite the entourage as she travels around. she is protected wherever she goes by city police officers whose sole duty is to provide the mayor with executive protection. it all comes with the cost. for the last fiscal year, over time alone was $103,765. that was substantially higher than the overtime cost for fiscal year 2011, which came in at $69,823. one big reason, the unit got bigger. it grew from six officers the previous year to seven officers now. they also travel with her out of town. that added another $7,700 in the last fiscal year. take that plus overtime cost plus minimal series of the officers, and it is enough to cover the starting salaries of 10 police officers. executive protection is provided to the police commissioner, even though the commissioner carries a gun. two officers assigned to protect outgoing commissioner fred bealefeld made thousands and overtime last year. $38,987 last
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. just over 25 inches for the year and we're running a deficit of over 7 inches. the high today, 15 degrees below the average of 69. the record low below freezing in 2001. it is chilly and 53 at the inner harbor. at the eastern shore, temperatures are cool. we're running into the low 50's. there you see the cold producing this out today in the mountains. 34 in oakland. there are freeze warnings in effect for the western sliver of allegheny county and into the mountains of west virginia. we will stay here, mainly cloudy and a chance of a brief sprinkle. this weather disturbances in the upper levels of the atmosphere. it is moving east and it will take the showers offshore. we may get a break for two in the clouds before the next front roles in wednesday afternoon. there will be important for the orioles heading of i-95 to new york. a few breaks in the cloud cover. temperatures will recover. here comes the next front and there are some showers in the catskills west of new york at 7. we should clear out most of the mid-atlantic and northeast going into thursday. for game 3 of this seri
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 3:30am EDT
the deficit or taxes on the middle class. >> very quickly -- >> no, no. it goes back to bill clinton. >> there was a story out yesterday that that claim is fiction because you don't count the loophole closing. >> what loophole? >> he talked about mortgage interest. really quickly -- >> mortgage interest? >> he has never talked about mortgage interest. >> the hilarity that there is one -- >> we have one loophole. >> mike, finish, but then i want to get on to something else. >> the president says he wants to lower tax cuts to big corporations. how to pay for it? loopholes. what loopholes? nothing. we'll tell you after the election. you're attacking romney for the same thing. >> i want to talk about the gas prices. one thing that was striking, speaker gingrich, is what some were arguing about the actual numbers. jack welch made a lot of headlines with a tweet that said, unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate so they change the numbers without any substantiation. he was on "hardball" with chris matthews and this is how he explained it. >> i've review
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 2:30am EDT
exports fell to the lowest level in six months. that deficit increased to $44.2 billion in august. an increase of 4.1% from july. it could be a sign that a global slow down is decreasing the demand for american foods around the world. >>> two retail giants are going head to head. wal-mart announcing it will start same-day shipping of its products for a flat fee of $10. a direct shot at amazon.com. wal-mart shares jumped on the news, soaring to an all-time high while amazon fell. >>> earnings season is upon us. what will it tell us about the economy and what it means for your portfolio? joining me is joe lavorgna. he is the chief economist at deutsche bank. good to see you. >> same here. >> we are heading to the sweet spot of the earnings season. it looks like so far the consumer is holding up. global companies are facing weakness in china and europe. what are your expectations for the season? >> bill, i think q3 will be soft, as advertised. however, i think, bill, it will be temporary. i think a lot of the earnings weakness reflects concerns about europe which effectively bled through
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
our deficit? >> he's focused on saving big is kind of a strange thing in my view because, you see, i'm focused on helping the american people get good jobs and brighter prospects. >> reporter: both sides were responding to this new obama campaign ad using big bird to mock romney's plan to clip federal subsidies to public broadcasting. >> mitt romney, taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. >> reporter: it's already ruffling feathers with the non-profit behind "sesame street" objecting and asking the campaign to remove "sesame street" characters from their ads. just a short time from now, mitt romney will step into that bus and begin criss-crossing the state. it is a long day for him, a bus tour again to try to win this must-win state. the biggest headline of the week, matt, may still yet to be written. that could come tomorrow after paul ryan and joe biden face off. that, of course, is the first and only vice presidential debate. >> all right. peter alexander in ohio this morning. peter, thank you very much. robert gibbs is a senior adviser to president obama's campaign. robe
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
he would actually cut spending and reduce the deficit, he said he'd go after funding for public television. elmo, you better make a run for it. >> reporter: on the stump in virginia, romney says the jobless numbers don't tell the whole story. too many workers, he says, have simply stopped looking. >> when i'm president of the united states, that unemployment rate is going to come down, not because people are giving up and dropping out of the work force, but because we're creating more jobs. >> reporter: with the unexpected drop, some saw a conspiracy. former general electric chairman jack welch seemed to accuse the obama campaign of cooking the books, tweeting unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate, so change numberns. later on "hardball", welch admitted he has no evidence to back that up, but he remained defiant. >> i don't want to take back one word in that tweet. it seems coincidental that one month before the election they would end up at 7.8. >> reporter: the charge was met with outrage from many, including the president's backers. >> j
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
who are hurting get the skills they need to get the jobs they want. get this deficit and debt under control. make trade work for america so we can make more things in america and sell them overseas and champion small businesses. don't raise taxes on small businesses because they're our job creators. he talks about detroit. mitt romney is a car guy. they keep misquoting him. but let me tell you about the mitt romney i know. this is a guy who i was talking to a family in northborough, massachusetts, the other day. cheryl and mark nixon. their kids were hit in a car crash. four of them. two of them were paralyzed. the romneys didn't know them. they went to the same church. mitt asked if they could come over on christmas. he brought his boys, his wife and gifts. later on he said i know you're struggling, mark. don't worry about their college, i'll pay for it. when mark told me this story, because you know what, mitt romney doesn't tell these stories. the nixons told this story. he said it wasn't the help, the cash help, it's that he gave his time and he has consistently. this is a man w
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 10:00am EDT
governor, now president obama was saying, look, we've got a deficit of half a trillion dollars. i'm going to get that under control. this week, that deficit is $1.1 trillion and it happened on his watch. he has to answer for that. >> david, we have now had two debates with the vice president and president where mitt romney and his running mate have said that they will not put new revenue on the table. one thing that did come out in the debate between romney and obama was that mitt romney stood by his raising of the hand where he said he wouldn't take 10 cuts for one new measure of revenue. paul ryan said the exact same thing. >> well, that is a fact. they are not willing to raise revenue as far as we know except for broadening the base, dealing with some elimination of deductions, but nobody wants to cross that rubicon of raising new revenue. >> but there's a difference between raising revenue and raising taxes, isn't there? john f. kennedy cut taxes and raised revenue because of a growing economy. the word that democrats don't seem to understand is growth. which is what the country
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 11:00am EDT
his own anger. he should be angry these people have the gall to talk to him about the deficit, the gall to talk to him about foreign policy. chris: one more time, before you get back to this, it seems to me biden did a couple of things on thursday night this week. one, he opened up this abortion debate. maybe it was a good question by martha raddatz. maybe it was too broad, but they narrowed it in a second. they both gave elm passioned arguments. but the one by ryan said if i get a shot i'm going to outlaw abortion, i'm going to ban it, and biden said now we live in a society where we're telling everybody else how to live by law. does he charge at romney, who's been dodge-balling this issue for weeks now? >> sure. abortion is one of those issues where it's harder to make us sort of tack to the center. you're on one side or you're on the other side. to some extent one of the things i noticed is that no social issues came up at all and it worked to romney's advantage, because he was able to make this rhetorical shift and moderate a lot of his -- chris: single women going to him in th
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 11:30pm EDT
guys special. andrew luck was sensational today. bringing them back 18-point deficit. the leadership, the will to win, all of the things that his teammates really feed on. and i just thought he was sensational. the start of a really great career and i know the colts are just excited to have him there. robert griffin iii started out a little bit faster than luck. had that big game opening day and this is the thing that they are doing with him. they are getting him out of the pocket on design plays and he is going to have to do this more, bob. he is going to have to run out of bounds, know when the play is over and not try to make every play a touchdown. he got hurt today. and i think he is going to learn from that, but these two young men are going to be great quarterbacks in the league for a long time to come. >> well, the last thing you mentioned ties into the first thing. we will talk to mike florio about. here is mike from pro football talk who will take us through the day's injuries which includes the concussion suffered by robert griffin iii. >> tony mentioned that injury to gri
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
. her oldest son has a.d.d., while her two youngest sons have adhd, attention deficit hyper activity disorder. although hers is a relatively unique situation, she is not alone. according to the cdc, more than 5 million children between the ages of 3 and 17 have been diagnosed with adhd. >> i'm all for labeling. >> amy's story was recently featured in the october issue of "parenting" magazine. >> once you have a diagnosis and know what you're working with, then i feel like it's much more helpful than trying to muddle through. >> windsor often turns to a website to seek comfort and support while offering the same to others. >> i do write about it on my blog because it is tremendously therapeutic. it's really helpful when you know that other people have the same challenges. >> and social media was especially important last month when she learned about her youngest son's diagnosis. >> just went through my third son getting diagnosed. and shared it on twitter and said, oh, there you have it. we're three for three. >> for amy, open communication between her family and school has also helpe
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